African Plant Database

Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Protologue : Dict. Sci. Nat., ed. 2 59: 248 (1829)
Information on the genus : Guizotia
Basionym : Polymnia abyssinica L. f.
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polymnia abyssinica L. f. (1782)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Guizotia oleifera DC.
=Guizotia oleifera subsp. angustior DC. (1836)
=Guizotia abyssinica var. angustior (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern (1877)
=Guizotia oleifera subsp. sativa DC. (1836)
=Guizotia abyssinica var. sativa (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern (1877)
=Guizotia abyssinica var. corgevinii Cif.
=Guizotia abyssinica var. caulirufa Cif.
=Guizotia abyssinica var. sciarapovii Cif.
=Guizotia abyssinica var. negriana Cif.
=Guizotia abyssinica var. pichisermollii Cif.
=Guizotia abyssinica var. baldratiana Cufod.
=*Guizotia schimperi auct. Chiov. p.p. (1904), quoad Pappi 4273, non Sch.Bip.
=Verbesina sativa Roxb. (1807)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht up to 2 m. Alt up to 1700 m. Distribution: GA, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1877). Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 384-385 
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 291

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 4: 139 (1976).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
More info on :
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°96521 modified 2006-10-09
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